Mar 26, 2014 — Heard the rumor that strawberry syrups contain flavoring from a beaver's tush? The potion was once a common food flavoring. But settle down! The time of beaver-spiked ice pops and pastries has ended.
Feb 6, 2014 — Just a few days after a food blogger created a buzz with an online petition raising questions about the safety of a food additive commonly used in commercial baking, sandwich giant Subway has announced plans to phase it out of its fresh-baked breads.
Feb 12, 2013 — Some U.S. meat producers add an obscure chemical called ractopamine to the feed that they give to their pigs, cattle or turkeys. But Russian safety officials haven't approved it, and they've stopped U.S. meat imports - worth a half-billion-dollars a year - until those imports are ractopamine-free.
Oct 26, 2011 — The candy company that makes Necco wafers thought its customer base would approve of a switch to natural flavors and colors. But it was wrong. Now the company is going back to its original recipe.
Aug 2, 2011 — The Food and Drug Administration has warned the maker of Lazy Larry relaxation brownies that the melatonin in them has not been deemed a safe food additive. The FDA says it can seize the brownies, which it considers adulterated, if the company keeps making and selling them.